Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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Tools & Accessories - Hand - Working

Consider loaning or donating tools to your community.

Excited to start a DIY project but need to borrow a saw? Do you need a pair of loppers to trim your fruit trees? Several cities have tool lending libraries where residents can rent a variety of tools for 1-3 weeks at a time while participating in a circular and sharing economy. Alameda County Tool Libraries

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Action Metal Recycling 385 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Adventure Playground 160 University Ave
Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Saws, hammers
Alameda Point Antiques Faire 1st Sunday Every Month 3800 Main St Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Berkeley Flea Market 1937 Ashby Ave Berkeley Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Berkeley Tool Lending Library 1901 Russell St. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Building Resources 701 Amador St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition.
Chabot College Flea Market 25555 Hesperian Blvd Hayward Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Clean Earth (AERC) (Hayward) 30677 Huntwood Ave Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Pick-up for a Fee Power tools only
Coliseum Public Market 5401 Coliseum Way Oakland Reuse Buyback Drop-off
Craigslist 222 Sutter St
Floor 9
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Reuse Drop-off for a Fee Reuse drop-off area
East Bay Depot For Creative Reuse 4695 Telegraph Ave.
(drop-off at loading dock on Shattuck Ave between 46th and 47th streets)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off remove any dead batteries
ebay 2025 Hamilton Ave San Jose Reuse Buyback Mail-in
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off If working - Onsite Donation Trailer. If broken and primarily metal, Scrap Metal bin.
Facebook Buy Nothing Groups 1 Hacker Way Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up
Facebook Marketplace Facebook Headquarters
1 Hacker Way
Menlo Park Reuse Buyback Pick-up
Farm2Market Farm 677 West Ranger Ave Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Concord 2080 Diamond Blvd. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws
Habitat for Humanity ReStore East Bay 9235 San Leandro St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws

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